Journal receives its first paper from space
EPL (Europhysics Letters) has today gone beyond Earthly limits by publishing its first ever paper submitted from space.
Scientists find a new species of fungus -- in a wasp nest
While some researchers look for new species in such exotic places as the deep sea, tropical regions, or extreme environments, a team headed by Tufts researchers turned their attention towards nests of an invasive ...
Recycling thermal cash register receipts contaminates paper products with BPA
a substance that may have harmful health effects -- occurs in 94 percent of thermal cash register receipts, scientists are reporting. The recycling of those receipts, they add, is a source of BPA contamination ...
Barbie packaging to get earth-friendly makeover
US toy giant Mattel, maker of the world-famous Barbie doll, has decided to use more environmentally friendly materials in its packaging after months of criticism from Greenpeace.
Pressure for positive results puts science under threat, study shows
Scientific research may be in decline across the globe because of growing pressures to report only positive results, new analysis suggests.
Editor of Remote Sensing journal resigns citing review mistakes on climate model paper
Researchers seek to understand the complexity of crumpled paper balls
How unrelated wasps succeed by helping others breed
(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do some animals help to rear the young of an unrelated individual without any apparent benefit to themselves?
Paper money worldwide contains bisphenol A
The cash register receipts that people place near paper money in billfolds, purses, and pockets has led to a worldwide contamination of paper money with bisphenol A (BPA) a potentially toxic substance ...
Taiwan unveils eco-friendly rewritable 'paper'
A group of Taiwan scientists have developed an environmentally friendly form of rewritable electronic paper that works without electricity.
Special paper defines the nature, aim of paleoseismology
How is paleoseismology defined and what is its main aim? Is it concerned only with prehistoric earthquakes identified and characterized from the geo-archives of a particular location or fault, or can it be applied ...
Web abuzz with claims that Hubble sought to censor Lemaitre's paper
Google eBooks reader to debut in US
The first electronic book reader designed to tap into Google's vast online library will debut in the United States on Sunday.
While you're up, print me a solar cell (w/ video)
The sheet of paper looks like any other document that might have just come spitting out of an office printer, with an array of colored rectangles printed over much of its surface. But then a researcher picks ...